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Bhola District

NameBhola
Native Nameভোলা
Pushpin Label Positionright
Latd22.6903|latm=|lats=|latNS=
Longd90.6525|longm=|longs=|longEW=
Coordinates Displayinline,title
Division NameBarisal Division
Area Total Km23403.48
Population Total1676600
Population As Of1991
Literacy Rate29.47%

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Bhola ( ) is a district in south-western Bangladesh. It is located in the Barisal Division. It is also the largest offshore island region in Bangladesh, with an area of 3403.48 km2. It is bounded by Lakshmipur and Barisal districts to the north, Bay of Bengal to the south, Lakshmipur and Noakhali districts, Meghna (lower) river and Shahbazpur Channel to the east, Patuakhali district and Tentulia river to the west.

Bhola (Town) consists of 9 wards and 17 mahallas. It has an area of 12.16 km2. The town has a population of 39,964; male 52.39%, female 47.61%. The literacy rate among the towns people is 63.9%. Bhola Municipal town was established in 1920. The town has four dakbungalows.


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